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  Pennsylvania
Bensalem
Museum of Unnatural Mystery
Address *****
Bensalem PA
Phone
Web Site www.unmuseum.mus.pa.us/museum.htm
E-mail mailto:lkrystek@unmuseum.mus.pa.us
Description search for scientific explanation of things like UFO's
Type of Resource Science

 
Pennsylvania
Harrisburg
Museum of Scientific Discovery
Address
Harrisburg PA
Phone
Web Site www.msd.org
Description participatory museum with over 100 exhibits
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum

  Pennsylvania

  Philadelphia

  Franklin Institute Science Museum

  222 North 20th St

  Philadelphia  PA  19103    

  Phone  215 448-1200

  Web Site http://www2.fi.edu/

  Description  one of the major science museums in the country

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Collection N-Z   Printing

  New or Updated:  6/21/2007

 

 
  Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Insectarium
8046 Frankfort Avenue
Philadelphia PA
Phone 215 338-3000
Web Site www.insectarium.com
Description over 100,000 insects, many alive, including kitchen and bath swarming with cockroaches
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Insects

Mutter Museum
College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 South 22nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19103
Phone 215 563-3737
Web Site www.collphyphil.org/
Description medical exhibits, instruments, preserved specimens
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Industry /Profession Medical

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Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh
Carnegie Science Center
1 Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15212
Phone 412 237-3400
Web Site www.csc.clpgh.org/
Description hands on exhibits, WWII sub, miniature train
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Kind of Activity IMAX
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
 
  Pennsylvania
State College
Frost Entomological Museum
Address
State College PA
Phone
Web Site www.ento.psu.edu/home/Frost/index.html
Description 500,000 specimens in collection
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Entomology
Research /Reading  Research Collection
 

  RI

  Newport News

  Thames Science Center

  77 Long Wharf

  Newport News  RI   02840    

  Phone   401 849-6966

  Alt Web  http://www.engineeringsights.org/SightDetail.asp?Sightid=582&id=RI&vie

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  Description  located on the waterfront, their website is now a parked site (as of MAR

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus Science Museum

  New or Updated:  3/23/2006

 
  South Carolina
Charleston
South Carolina Aquarium
PO Box 130001
Charleston SC 29413
Phone 843 720-1990
Web Site www.scaquarium.org
Description
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium

South Carolina
Myrtle Beach
Ripley's Aquarium
1110 Celebrity Circle
Myrtle Beach SC 29577
Phone 843 916-0888
Web Site www.ripleysaquarium.com
Description
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium

  SC
 
Spartanburg
 
Spartanburg Science Center
 
385 South Spring St
 
Spartanburg   SC      29306    
 
Phone   864 583-2777
 
Web Site  http://www.sparklenet.com/sciencecenter/
 
Description  rocks & minerals, electricity, astronomy, insects, health, animals, human body
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
New or Updated:  4/28/2004

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  SD

  Hot Springs

  Mammoth Site of Hot Springs

  1800 Hwy 18 By Pass

  PO Box 692

  Hot Springs  SD         57747    

  Phone   605 745-6017

  Web Site  http://www.mammothsite.com/

  E-mail  mailto:mammoth@mammothsite.com

  Description  active fossil dig in a climate controlled building, tours & exhibits

  Type of Resource   Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Paleontology

  New or Updated:        12/29/2005


  SD

  Pierre

  South Dakota Discovery Center and Aquarium

  805 West Sioux Ave

  Pierre  SD   57501    

  Phone  605 224-8295

  Web  http://www.sd-discovery.com/

  Description  electricity, magnetism, fresh water fish

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Aquarium

  New or Updated              2/13/2006

 
    TN
 
Adamsville
 
Coon Creek Science Center
 
RR2 Box 540
 
Adamsville   TN    38310    
 
Phone   901 320-6320
 
Web Site  http://www.memphismuseums.org/creek.htm
 
Description  site holds 70 million year old Upper Cretaceous fossil trove, open for group                     tours only
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils
 
New or Updated:     3/15/2004
 
  Tennessee
Chattanooga
Tennessee Aquarium
1 Broad Street
Chattanooga TN 37402
Phone 423 265-0695
Web Site www.tennesseeaquarium.org
Description
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium

Tennessee
Knoxville
East Tennessee Discovery Center
516 North Beaman St
Knoxville TN 37914
Phone 865 594-1494
Web Site www.korrnet.org/etdc/
Description butterfly, geology, stuffed animals, live insect zoo
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
Collection A-F Butterflies

 
 

  TN

  Memphis

  Sharpe Planetarium

  3050 Central Ave

  Memphis  TN        38111    

  Phone   901 320-6320  Web Site  http://www.memphismuseums.org/imax.htm

  Description  CLOSED as of APR 2005, planetarium is not open to the public

  Type of Resource   Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  New or Updated:              5/3/2005

  TN
 
Nashville
 
Adventure Science Museum
 
800 Fort Negley Blvd
 
Nashville  TN    37203    
 
Phone   615 862-5160
 
Web Site  http://www.adventuresci.com/info/contact.shtml
 
E-mail  mailto:info@adventuresci.com
 
Description  Blue Max flight simulator, Adventure Tower, Construction Junction
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium
 
New or Updated:     4/30/2004
 

  TN

  Oak Ridge

  American  Museum of Science & Energy

  300 South Tulane Avenue

  Oak Ridge  TN  37830    

  Phone 865 576-3200

  Web Site http://www.amse.org/

  Description  exhibits, demonstrations, events focused on atomic energy

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  New or Updated:  8/30/2006

 
  Tennessee
Tullahoma
Hands-On Science Center
101 Mitchell Blvd
Tullahoma TN 37388
Phone 931 320-6320
Web Site BROKEN http://edge.edge.net/~1hosc
Alt Web http://www.coffeecountyschools.com/jones/science.html
Description morphing mirror, dinosaur assembly, flight simulator, see your voice, pitch and vibration, sound and percussion
Type of Resource Science
 
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